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VMware Staff II Engineer - Cloud Security (VGS) in Boston, Massachusetts

VMware Government Services is recruiting a Senior Cloud Security Engineer to join our newly formed dedicated to growing VMware’s Public Sector Cloud portfolio. This engineer will have a diverse background in software development, cloud security, and container-based infrastructure.

Responsibilities

  • Act as a security Subject Matter Expert within VMware for all VGS products and services

  • Create security best practice documentation utilized by VMware engineering teams

  • Analyze vulnerability and compliance scans and collaborate with engineering to define remediations

  • Work with engineering to ensure architecture changes meet security and compliance requirements

  • Analyze compliance requirements and assist with the creation of engineering requirements

  • Ensure vulnerabilities are remediated as prescribed in VGS’s Continuous Monitoring Plan

  • Work with infosec to ensure that all FedRAMP controls are met

  • Provide audit and continuous monitoring artifacts to compliance as required

  • Analyze change requests and ensure they do not negatively impact the security posture of VGS Services

Minimum Qualifications

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Knowledge of securing modern container orchestration systems: e.g. Kubernetes, Mesos, DC/OS, Swarm

  • Subject Matter Expert on cloud security principals with experience engineering these principals into production systems

  • Experience reviewing security scans and remediating vulnerabilities

  • Systematic problem-solving approach coupled with a strong sense of ownership and independence

  • Experience administering Linux systems in a production environment

  • Operational experience with networking and an understanding of networking principles

  • Ability to obtain a U.S. government security clearance and pass regular background investigations

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent industry experience

  • Experience automating security and continuous monitoring functions

  • Knowledge of VMware vSphere products: i.e. vCenter, ESX, vSAN and NSX

  • Experience operating, troubleshooting, and scaling SaaS services

  • Experience with Jira Service Desk and PagerDuty or similar tools

  • Experience with various data management technologies including relational and non-relational databases and message queues

* This position will perform work that the U.S. government has specified can only be performed by a U.S. citizen on U.S. soil, and therefore any offer will be contingent upon verification of both of these requirements

About Us

VMware is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. Built on VMware's industry-leading virtualization technology, our solutions deliver a new model of IT that is fluid, instant and more secure. Customers can innovate faster by rapidly developing, automatically delivering and more safely consuming any application. With 2018 revenues of $7.9 billion, VMware has more than 500,000 customers, more than 75,000 partners, and 20,000+ employees in 120+ locations around the world. At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Do you dare to do the stuff you've always dreamed about? Dare to explore at careers.vmware.com.

VMware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: VMware is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at VMware are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. VMware will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. VMware encourages applicants of all ages. VMware will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law.

Category : Engineering and Technology

Subcategory: Software Engineering

Experience: Business Leadership

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Remote: No

Posted Date: 2020-10-15

VMware Company Overview: At VMware, we believe that software has the power to unlock new opportunities for people and our planet. We look beyond the barriers of compromise to engineer new ways to make technologies work together seamlessly. Our cloud, mobility, and security software form a flexible, consistent digital foundation for securely delivering the apps, services and experiences that are transforming business innovation around the globe. At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Shape what’s possible today at http://careers.vmware.com.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: VMware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: VMware is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at VMware are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. VMware will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. VMware encourages applicants of all ages. Vmware will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law.

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